Pillow Talk
Arthritis Today|July/August 2018
Pillow Talk

Sleep more soundly with the right joint support.

Sleeping without proper support can ruin a night’s sleep and leave you tired and in pain. The right pillow can make all the difference. “[Pillows] can help you maintain a neutral alignment, which reduces stress on your joints,” says Kristen Wilson, a physical therapist in Philadelphia.

What type of pillow and how you use it depends on where your body needs the extra support, but it may take some trial and error, says Wilson. “When trying a new pillow or position, give it two or three nights to see if it helps.”

Protect your joints with these tips.

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July/August 2018